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Adviser warns on need for planning to avoid over-runs

Irish firms often deliver projects late and over budget because of a lack of proper planning, according to an expert on project management.

1st March, 2008

Irish firms often deliver projects late and over budget because of a lack of proper planning, according to an expert on project management.

Fergus O’Connell, the Irishman who advised on the project management of the 2003 Special Olympics, said that most project managers did not go into enough detail when estimating costs, which often led to cost over-runs.

O’Connell said that the development of the PPARS system for paying health sector workers was ‘‘a...

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